by mops Moderator 17 Apr 2018

Progress stash reduction.

I crocheted another C2C blanket. see picture#1. I used the colours on top and mixed them two a number of different shades - 3 threads each - 2 col A plus 1 col B in varying combinations, 1A+1B+1C or 3 whites. And a few rows with the yarn I dyed to give it a bit of a kick.

Picture #2 shows what I've made so far with these colours: 2 blankets, 4 sweaters (the blue is the latest - picture #3) and 7 hats.

But there is a lot left ... see pict4 ... and that's not all. I have, however, 3 empty cones :)

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by dragonflyer 18 Apr 2018

Everything is lovely, Martine...but still looks like you have quite the stash of yarns left!

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mops by mops 18 Apr 2018

It looks daunting, does not it.

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by brendalea 17 Apr 2018

The little ones are going to be the best dressed. Lovely work.
Thank you for sharing Happy Stitching =)

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mops by mops 17 Apr 2018

Thank you.

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by gerryvb 17 Apr 2018

Great job !! ( as always)

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mops by mops 17 Apr 2018

Thanks.

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by sewdeb 17 Apr 2018

Wow! Congratulations of the 3 empty spools! All of you items are gorgeous and picture 2 looks like you could open your own shop! That blue sweater is precious!

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mops by mops 17 Apr 2018

Thanks. I love that one too. Top down, just used a few measurements and it worked outwell.

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by basketkase 17 Apr 2018

Oh my gosh, Martine........tons of yarn!! How many strand do you hold together when using the thinner yarn? All your creations are gorgeous!

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mops by mops 17 Apr 2018

Thank you. I use 3. The navy coloured are a bit thicker, so I'll try 2. Have to do a swatch asap.

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by toogie 17 Apr 2018

Every item looks so nice. I especially love the little blue closely knitted sweater in the 3rd photo. You are exceptionally good with the knitting needles.

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mops by mops 17 Apr 2018

Actually it was the easiest as I only used two strands and had no 'half' stitches due to splitting the combined yarn.

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by crafter2243 Moderator edited 17 Apr 2018

Beautiful stash reduction projects.

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mops by mops 17 Apr 2018

Thank you.

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by spendlove Moderator 17 Apr 2018

Lovely - now, what to do with the empty cones............

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mops by mops edited 17 Apr 2018

2 are cardboard, the other one plastic with holes all over - too small for strawberries...
Now you got me thinking - oasis in it and stick flowers through the holes? Or popcicles. Hubby has his birthday today - I could use something less sweet on skewers

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by rescuer Moderator 17 Apr 2018

Wow! Lovely work!

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mops by mops 17 Apr 2018

Thank you. I am improvising to my heart's content and so far it all worked out rather nicely.
I think I'll switch to the marine colours for a while. What was the saying, a change is as good as a holiday? Something like that.
And I must try the knitting machine again, maybe some lace pattern. (I should really start with a plain piece of stocking stitch, but I always skipped the simple things and went in at the deep end...)

rescuer by rescuer 17 Apr 2018

It is a good thing you are an excellent swimmer then... Your work amazes me!

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by kustomkuddle 17 Apr 2018

Lovely as always. I really like the new blue sweater. You have been very busy. Congratulations on 3 empty spools! It does look like you have a ways to go though. LOL

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mops by mops 17 Apr 2018

Thanks. It will sure keep me busy.

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